Automotive industry analyst GlobalData has claimed that carmakers Tesla and Toyota will prove to be the OEM brands most resilient to the impact of COVID-19 coronavirus following a manufacturing sector review.
Cars, motorcycles and vans will all be subject to a temporary six-month MoT exemption in an effort to maintain essential travel during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced.
Chorley Group will discount all service and repair work on NHS workers’ cars by 50% as a thank you for the work they are doing to protect the public’s health from the effects of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
Coronavirus-prompted car dealership closures resulting from Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s lock-down of non-essential retail businesses will see ‘80% of car dealership employees’ placed on Government salary support.
Several franchised dealer groups had announced on Monday the temporary closures of their car showrooms just hours before Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a lockdown of all non-essential workers and businesses tonight.
Car retailers and manufacturers are being given three months’ free access to the What Car? New Car Buying platform as the business aims to offer a boost to businesses amid the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak.
The Finance and Leasing Association’s (FLA) head of motor finance has said that every effort should be made to keep motorists “in their cars” as coronavirus inhibits some consumers’ ability to make repayments.
BCA has revealed that the average value of a used vehicle rose 1.6% to a record £10,002 at its auctions in February as it praised the sector's resilience in the current COVID-19 coronavirus health crisis.
While Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) is still producing cars in the UK (for now), the rest of the UK mass auto industry has effectively shut down, as the devastating economic effects of coronavirus unfold across Europe, disrupting supply chains and dramatically reducing demand.
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